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Weapon - Bombs - Mk 82 500lb Bomb

Weapon Stats:

Length: 2.14 m, 7.02 ft
Diameter: 27.3 cm, 10.7 ft
Weight: 241 kg, 531 lb
Explosives: 125 kg (275 lb) H-6 high-explosive

Mk 82 500lb Bomb

Status: Out of service
Category: Bombs

The Mk82 is a member of the Mk 80 low-drag general purpose series of bombs designed in the US during the 1950's and now produced worldwide.

A full range of nose and tail fuses can be supplied in accordance with specific requirements. The Mk82 is effective against tanks and other ground force targets as well as small buildings. The body was constructed from glass fibre.

These bombs were withdrawn from use during 2000.


Mk 82 in middle.